Hemolysin BL-binding component (IPR008414)

Short name: HBL

Overlapping homologous superfamilies


Family relationships



This entry consists of the hemolysin BL-binding component. Hemolysin BL is an enterotoxin and is composed of a binding component, B, and two lytic components, L1 and L2. Hemolysin BL is responsible for binding to erythrocytes and is thought to be the cause of the diarrheal form of gastroenteritis caused by food-borne strains of B. cereus [PMID: 7693651, PMID: 8319899].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0009405 pathogenesis

Molecular Function

No terms assigned in this category.

Cellular Component

GO:0016020 membrane

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.